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We protect special lands, restore natural systems, and connect people to places they care about.

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A robust ecosystem comprised of a rich mosaic of historic habitat

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Restoring Floodplain Function at Finn Rock

In 2021, McKenzie River Trust and partners from the US Forest Service and McKenzie Watershed Council will begin an in-stream restoration project on the Elk Creek Channel which flows through the north-eastern part of the property. This work will be messy, but the outcomes will:

  • Increase wetland areas and aquatic habitat around the Elk Creek side-channel
  • Slow and spread water across the floodplain to improve habitat for juvenile Spring Chinook Salmon
  • Increase nesting habitat for Western Pond Turtles 
  • Address stream erosion issues and reconnect the Elk Creek channel to its historic floodplain, and,
  • Create space for water to move, mitigating against flood related issues

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Now Seeking a full-time Conservation director

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McKenzie River Trust

120 Shelton McMurphey Blvd, Suite 270
Eugene, OR 97401

(541) 345-2799

Email the office at: mrt@mckenzieriver.org

Note: Office hours are currently limited due to COVID-19 safety precautions. Please contact us through email as much as possible.